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Spiritual Awakening: Ecstatic Moments of Integration

Mary Allen Joy - Spiritual Awakening: Ecstatic Moments of Integration

Have you ever suffered from a migraine headache?  If so, you know the ecstasy that arises when the gripping pain relinquishes control.  In the absence of suffering is an exhilarated sense of aliveness, joy, and peace.  It’s pretty ecstatic! No, I haven’t been suffering from migraines.  I was just looking for a good metaphor to… Read more »

Best Life: Do little choices really matter?

Do little choices really matter in creating your best life? Absolutely! Most people are familiar with the compounding effect of money, as it’s key to the long-term accumulation of wealth.  Saving a few hundred dollars each month grows into tens of thousands over time.  The principles of compounding also apply in every choice and every… Read more »

Inner Peace: 7 Keys to Beginning Again

7 Keys to beginning again

Can you believe it’s already February?!  Where did January go?  Poof! Life here is FULL.  How about you?  Personally, I’m in the middle of a website redesign, dusting off and fine-tuning my business focus, and we just spent 10 days in North Carolina with family.  You’d think I’d be rejuvenated after “time away,” but let’s… Read more »

The Hidden Key to Realizing Your Goals

Later this week, we’re flying to North Carolina to visit my father. It’ll be our babies first flight.  Gulp.We’ve already got little gift bags for our seat mates  alerting them that this is the twins first flight and “thanking them in advance for their patience and support.”  Fingers crossed! How many times do you set… Read more »

End of Year Completion Rituals for YOU

New Year Completion

Do you want a great end of year completion ritual? For the last 15 years, I’ve embraced this “end of year completion” ritual as a way to close out the year and prepare for the next. If you’ve been a client or subscriber of mine for awhile, you’ve seen this before.  But, it’s still one… Read more »

Inner Peace: How to Stop Stress

Stop Stress

Whew!  This is sure a BUSY time of year, isn’t it?  After writing an article last week about “Committing to Self-Care This Holiday Season” I proceeded to have a really intense week, filled to the brim and 1 am bedtimes became the norm. Not really ideal, ya know? I was going to write about how… Read more »